Class activities for Monday, February 8

Spelling: None today due to getting new seats.

Cursive: Ten cursive sentences, seven or more words each, are due on Fridays.

Reading: Students received new Literature Circles book groups today. Groups also planned how many pages they will read each day.

Writing: Students continued to draft their Choose Your Own Adventure fiction gamebook, due Tuesday, February 16. Students will publish their adventure as a website at sites.mrhowd.com.

Choose Your Own Adventure Resources

Math: Students practiced adding and subtracting decimals today by going “shopping.” They selected objects to “purchase,” added up the cost, and subtracted the total from the “money given to the cashier.” Homework is to complete five problems to practice subtracting decimals from a whole number (Examples: 5-1.32 or 8-2.5).

Science: We reviewed electrical hazards today by playing Find the Hidden Dangers.

Social Studies: We started a geography challenge about the Midwest region.

Behavior Update:

  • Yellow magnets: 0
  • Orange magnets: 0
  • Red magnets: 0
  • STAR Awards: 0
  • Magnets moved this week (goal: 10): 0

Check your student’s Personal and Social Growth grade at SnapGrades to see if your student moved their magnet. Need help with SnapGrades?

Notes:

  • Our Feb Factor Valentine’s Party is Friday, February 12 from 1:30 pm to the end of the day. We need volunteers for food items to bring, including sloppy joe mix, buns, chips, and drink boxes. We also need family volunteers to help with food setup, cleanup and with the games. Click here to see the volunteer list and add your name if you are coming to the party!
  • Check out our class calendar to stay up-to-date.
  • View grades, assignments, and attendance at SnapGrades.

Our Mission:
Every student in Room 130 leaves improved and prepared for 5th grade.

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